attaching pathdb

Barry Smith bsmith at
Tue Feb 28 13:51:48 CST 2006


    We need to know the command line arguments for pathdb to attach
properly (each debugger is a little different, hence the hardwiring).
Please send us the pathdb man page and all the output when you
run it with -help and we'll make a tenative patch for you to try.


On Tue, 28 Feb 2006, Harald Pfeiffer wrote:

> Hello,
> I'd like to use the pathscale debugger, pathdb, when debugging petsc-codes. 
> However, petsc seems to have hardcoded the list of debuggers:
> -on_error_attach_debugger [gdb,dbx,xxgdb,ups,noxterm]
>      start the debugger in new xterm
> -start_in_debugger [gdb,dbx,xxgdb,ups,noxterm]
>      start all processes in the debugger
> How do I go about doing this?
> Thanks,
> Harald

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